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Gender: Male Meaning of Duane: "swarthy" Origin of Duane: Irish

The name Duane is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "swarthy". Duane and is often added to user-created lists like Ugly Names that are Handsome and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia - with middles!".

From the experts:

Duane and his twin Dwayne have become almost a stereotype of an unsophisticated guy.

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Famous People Named Duane

Duane Eddy, American guitarist
(Roy) Duane Ward, American baseball player
Duane Dudley Chase, American actor
Duane Lee "Dog" Chapman Sr., American Bounty Hunter and reality TV personality
Duane Lee Chapman II, American Bounty Hunter and TV personality; son of Dog
Duane Johnson Jr. aka Defari, American rapper
(Howard) Duane Allman, American guitarist and musician

Pop Culture References for the name Duane

Duane Adelier, character in webcomic "Unsounded"